Category Archives: medical

Emergency Dentistry and the Adventure Medical Dental Medic Kit

As all of you know who have had toothaches, the pain can be miserable.  It doesn’t matter whether it is caused by an infection, a lost filling, or fractured tooth. Untreated dental infections can kill you.  Only 200 years ago, … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease and the Problems of Food Storage

While I was in Utah last week, I spent some time talking to a friend who is suffering from celiac disease and as such, they are allergic to gluten.  For some reason this is a condition that seems to be … Continue reading

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Medical Supplies and Information, You Should Have.

The following is some medical information that I recently received in an email from one of our readers.  This is some good information on pain medications and other medical supplies; I spent a bit of time checking this out and … Continue reading

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Duct Tape and it’s Many Uses

I have written about duct tape before and why you need to store it, but we recently came up with a few more reasons, so here is another blog.  There are so many uses there is even a book written … Continue reading

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What do you do when you have a toothache after TEOTWAWKI?

The first thing to think about is prevention; the majority of dental problems can be prevented through flossing, brushing, and having teeth professionally cleaned on a regular schedule.  Get your teeth cleaned and check on a regular schedule.  Remember that … Continue reading

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What Should You Stock in your Medical Preps?

I recently got into a discussion with someone about what medical preps to put in your supplies.  His theory was that you should not put in anything you don’t know how to use.  This includes medications, surgical instruments and sutures. … Continue reading

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A OTC Sedative Belongs in Your Medical Kit

In a real serious emergency, it seems there is always someone who has trouble dealing with it and may need to be sedated during the initial stages. Sedation can also be a method of dealing with pain, either emotional or … Continue reading

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Preventing Hypothermia

The human body temperature is usually maintained at a constant level of 97.7–99.5 °F.  If a person is exposed to cold, and their internal mechanisms cannot replenish the heat that is being lost, the body’s core temperature falls you are suffering from … Continue reading

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Dollar Store Preps can be a Bargain

I don’t like to shop, but my wife dragged me into a dollar store the other day.  So since I was already there I decided to amuse myself by making a list of all the different items that were being … Continue reading

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15 Over the Counter Medications Preppers need to Stock

Over the counter medications are well worth stocking.  Many of them were originally prescription medications and some still are in larger strengths.  One of the items that I have listed is not what you would normally consider medications, but it … Continue reading

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